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Dr. David Pawel

Dr. David Pawel

Dr. David J. Pawel is a statistician at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) within the Office of Radiation and Indoor Air.

Dr. Pawel has a B.A. degree in Mathematics from the College of William and Mary, an M.S. degree in Statistics from Rutgers University and a Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Wyoming.

At EPA, his responsibilities include the evaluation of radio-epidemiological studies and implementation of the Agency's radiogenic risk models. Prior experience includes evaluation of radiation risks to the atomic bomb survivors as a research scientist at the Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF) in Japan from 1992-1994. In 2003, Dr. Pawel was awarded a Gilbert W. Beebe Fellowship, which enabled him to revisit RERF to study methods to improve cancer-specific radiogenic risk estimates.

Dr. Pawel is a Council member of the (U.S.) National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements.

Dr. Pawel has served as member of the United States delegation to UNSCEAR since 2014 and as alternate representative since 2017.

Last updated: Sunday, 1 November 2020